Who is the author?: Margaret Mitchell, an American author who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 after publishing Gone with the Wind.
What type of work is Gone with the Wind?: A novel that was later depicted in a motion picture.
What is the genre?: Romance, historical fiction, and bildungsroman, or a storyline that carefully depicts the main character's maturation.
What is the novel's language? Gone with the Wind (PDF) was written in English.
When and where was the novel written?: In the continental United States, more specifically in Atlanta a from 1926 to 1936.
When and Who published the novel?: Gone with the Wind was published in 1936 by Houghton Mifflin.
Who was the narrator?: The narrator holds anonymity while speaking in the third person. The narrator also has the ability to access the thoughts, emotions, and personal histories of all the characters, and possesses the understanding of the context and consequences of the events in the novel.
What is novel's point of view?: The narrator knows the whereabouts of Scarlett and may revert to giving historical accounts and character analysis.
What is the narrator's tone? The narrator carries a serious tone while addressing the characters. Contrarily, the narrator criticizes the characters for taking themselves too seriously.
What is the setting?: The storyline holds a past-tense account with a setting taking place in 1861 to early 1870s in Atlanta. More specifically, the setting takes place in Tara, an O'Hara plantation in the northern regions of Georgia.
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... takes Bonnie to London. Once arriving, Bonnie says she hates in London and wants to go back home to see her mother. Rhett takes Bonnie back home and says he's leaving. Scarlett explains to him that she's pregnant again. They both said that they don't want the baby. Scarlett falls down the stairs in order to induce a miscarriage. Melanie and Rhett watch Bonnie jump from her horse and die in the same manner that Gerald had done earlier.
Mammy asks for Melanie's assistance after Bonnie's death; however, Melanie fell feverish, falls in her house never to recover, and dies shortly thereafter. Scarlett finally realizes that her love for Ashley never existed, and that she actually loves Rhett. She begs Rhett not to leave, but he snarls, "Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn." Scarlett vows to get him back by returning to Tara once again to think and regain her strength.
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